Dr. Karl Benzio, MD
Dr. Benzio received his B.S.E. in Biomedical Engineering with focus in Central Nervous System imaging from Duke University, his M.D. from Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School, and completed his Psychiatric Residency at UC–Irvine.
Dr. Benzio’s training and experience as a physician (BODY), psychiatrist (MIND), as a biomedical engineer (BRAIN CIRCUITRY), as a devoted follower of Jesus Christ (SPIRIT)—and as a sinner who used to drink to excess—combine in Karl’s having developed a unique cutting-edge BioPsychoSpiritual model focusing on the Spiritual Discipline of Decision-Making.
Dr. Benzio’s SPEARS tool has been powerfully effective in helping many patients access the psychospiritual healing and awakening Jesus taught, role-modeled, and provides.
A broad range of experience and a wide variety of field-related opportunities and activities contribute to Dr. Benzio’s practice.
Dr. Benzio passionately continues the behavioral health revolution the Great Physician and Wonderful Counselor, Jesus, started; revealing science’s validation of the Bible, demonstrating the Bible has the answers for healing our minds and transforming our lives, and helping Christians become Lighthouse’s so others would see God’s power, love, forgiveness, grace, and peace through their Biblical living.
Karl married his best friend, Martine, in [year], together raising three daughters: Dominique (husband Adam), Nicole (fiancé Connor), and Gigi. Karl loves travel, psychologically intriguing TV shows/movies, anything about decision-making, and sports, especially Pittsburgh and Duke teams.